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Author(s): Ertem, I.O., Atay, G., Dogan, D.G., Bayhan, A., Bingoler, B.E., Goc, C.G., Ozbas, S., Haznedaroglu, D. & Isikli, S.

Collection Method: Self-report questionnaire completed by caregiver

Scoring Method: Scoring knowledge based on points. 0 = incorrect answer; 1 = answer falls within acceptable range; 2 = correct answer. The higher the score, the higher the knowledge

Number of questions: 20

Price: Free

Key Points:

  • Designed to assess parental knowledge of child development
  • Suitable for use with programs working new and young parents, to assess awareness and knowledge of what children need for healthy development
  • Tool assesses knowledge or cognitive and social-emotional development of young infants and toddlers and, gross and fine motor skills

This tool was created by a group of researchers from Ankara University School of Medicine and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.